WELCOME TO WIPAC MEMBERSHIP
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WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND THE GENEROSITY OF A FEW FOUNDATIONS
WIPAC hosts a series of 4 concerts in Spring (2)and Fall Seasons (2) that are open to the public free of charge at Kosciuszko Foundation, Washington, DC Office, 2025 "O" Street near DuPont Circle.
WIPAC hosts an annual Winners Grand Prix Concert in April, a unique event that features up to 4 winners of International Piano Competitions from around the world who perform all in the same evening, followed by a celebratorydinner. Proceeds from this event help support WIPAC's annual Washington International Piano Artists Competition.
WIPAC hosts an annual Washington International Piano Artists Competition is open to non-professional pianists 31 years of age and above, and begins with preliminary rounds at The George Washington University Music Department, usually late July or very early August, depending upon university music department scheduling requirements. Subsequent semifinal and final rounds are held either at the university or at other attractive locations in the DC community, including museums, foundations, and embassies. A celebratory dinner follows the final round, and the audience is asked to listen to all 6 finalists and vote for their choice to receive the "Audience Award."
WIPAC hosts a series of unique social and musical fund raising events throughout the season for the enjoyment of its new and perspective members, and organizes special piano concert events at international embassies and ambassadorial residences from time to time.
Basic Membership benefits includes: Advance notice to all special events and Piano Concert Series. Quarterly Newsletter and listing in programs and WIPAC logo pin, as available.
WIPAC is a 501(c)3 organization. All contributions are tax deductible according to the extent provided by law. Donations can be made in several forms, including all major credit cards, PayPal, and, by arrangement with your broker, appreciated stock which you may wish to donate for a large tax deduction without paying a capital gains tax. We thank you for your support so that we may carry out our mission. Our main website address is "www.wipac.org," where you can also find free recordings of piano music recorded at various WIPAC events on our Highlights page.
My best personal regards to all,
Chateau Gardecki, WIPAC Chair and Founder